Welcome to Practicing Anthropology

Thank you for visiting the Practicing Anthropology blog. This is an interactive space for anthropologists, the people we work with, and others, where we encourage communication, comments, resource sharing and collaboration. We are now accepting submissions for our spring issue of Practicing Anthropology. Our current deadline is January 1. Check out our submission guidelines and… Continue reading Welcome to Practicing Anthropology

Call for Submission, Upcoming Issue

Call for Submissions – Deadline March 1

Do you write non-fiction, fiction, poetry, policy briefs, or other writing for non-academic audiences? Practicing Anthropology would like to hear from you. Anthropologists have the potential to reach a wide audience, though we don’t always know how to develop writing and other media to reach beyond the discipline. The Practicing Anthropology editorial team is soliciting… Continue reading Call for Submissions – Deadline March 1

Creative, Current Issue

Creative Works, October Issue: Searching Solidarity

Searching Solidarity Walking through the mountains between ravines inside myself, I felt that everything was finished with me. That my ancestors did not leave a flower in me that could bloom among so many weeds and among so many thorns...... Until one uncommon day, when the winds are released from their routines starting, contrary new… Continue reading Creative Works, October Issue: Searching Solidarity

Current Issue, Policy, Power, Practice, Victim Activism

Check out our Q&A with Colibrí Center for Human Rights in the October issue

What is Colibrí? The Colibrí Center for Human Rights is a family advocacy organization that works to end the deaths of people who migrate through the United States – México Border. Colibrí is a nonprofit and a non-governmental organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Colibrí works with families and forensic scientists at the Pima County Office… Continue reading Check out our Q&A with Colibrí Center for Human Rights in the October issue

Creative, Upcoming Issue

Upcoming Issue highlight. The art of Salam Noah.

Hope Behind the Shadow of Pain! I will draw my dreams on the wall of hope. A hope of finding home Hope of going to school Hope of holding my parent’s Hands and walk through the darkness without feeling scared. It seems hard, but from the Heart of disaster I will be waiting For somehow… Continue reading Upcoming Issue highlight. The art of Salam Noah.

Call for Submission, Editor


Practicing Anthropology will be making some changes to our submission process in the near future. Stay tuned for our new submissions manager! In the meantime, find Practicing Anthropology on Duotrope! This is a fun way to track your own submissions and learn about literary journals and a few academic journals too. It's not required to… Continue reading Submissions

About Us, Editor

Podcast about publishing

Are you new to the world of publishing? Do you have something important to say? Listen to this podcast hosted by Heritage Voices featuring the editors of several journals including PA. Publishing - Episode 19 ArcheoWebby July 17, 2018 On Today’s episode, Jessica hosts a panel focused on publishing. The panel includes Dr. Lisa Hardy… Continue reading Podcast about publishing